Kirkwall in early January

A visit to the Orkney Museum store in Kirkwall in early January by three intrepid souls proved to be something of a harrowing ordeal.  The store currently located in a former ten pin bowling alley is dry, well organised and full of space, unlike many museum stores.  It was, however, rather cold (probably a good […] Read more »

Westray: Links of Noltland

Links of Noltland, view from the site out to sea

Taxi, train, two planes, bus, and ferry and I finally arrived on Westray, new trowel in my bag and eager to get to site.  The Links of Noltland is idyllically situated on the edge of a sandy bay on the island of Westray.  The site is enormous and the archaeology stunning. My trowel was of little […] Read more »